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NURSE MATILDA
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2122250
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"The person YOU want is Nurse Matilda" they said to Mr & Mrs Brown who were always having great difficulty with their numerous and naughty children. What happens when Nurse Matilda arrives makes remarkable telling... Green boards, richly decorated with gilt. Red endpapers and pagemarker. B/w drawings. 128pp. 6 x 4". Some light wear to cover edges. Small tear/chip along top of page edge to front endpaper. Fading and spotting to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; browning to spine. A few scuff marks to wrapper.

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NURSE MATILDA
Written by Christianna Brand. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1315709
Published by Brockhampton Press. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Red boards with gilt decorations. Red endpapers, text block and page marker. B/w line drawings. 128 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. Some light marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents otherwise fine. Price-cut wrapper is a little edge rubbed and sunned to spine.

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MORE PREFABULOUS ANIMILES
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1505516
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Prefabulous animiles are ludicrous and loveable, incredible and insane. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations every page. ISBN: 0434958948. Very light browning and foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrappper is slightly edge worn.

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TIM'S LAST VOYAGE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1404530
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Water-colour and b/w line drawings, many double spread. Pink and green pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370020030. Spine and corners a little bumped. Contents are clean. Wrapper has been price-cut by publisher with new price sticker above. A little edge rubbed with a small mark to front panel.

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THREE BROTHERS AND A LADY
Written by Margaret Black. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1504623
Published by Acorn Press. 1st 1947. Very good condition.

Pink and green pictorial front cover with black titles. Three-tone colour illustrations. 63 pages. Spine bumped, a little wear to corners. Small nick to front edge near top of spine. Odd small mark and light fading to pink near top corner of front cover. Rear cover slightly grubby. Both free endpapers browned. Contents clean.

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TIM'S FRIEND TOWSER
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1314218
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format, Pink pictorial boards, blue spine. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Ex-Lib (school) with a couple of ink library stamps to front free-endpaper. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light musty smell to contents and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is price-cut with new price sticker above, slightly edge worn with small piece of loss to base of spine.

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TIM IN DANGER
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1401716
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Purple and yellow pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. The fifth book in the chronicles of this legendary small boy. ISBN: 0192795643. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Bottom of boards also rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some light foxing mainly to endpapers. Pale browning to some pages else contents are cleam. Dustwrapper has piece missing at top. Large tear to front panel and smaller tear to rear. Edge worn with small tears and foxing to rear.

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ARCADIAN BALLADS
Written by James Reeves. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1307512
Published by Heinemann Educational Books. 1st thus 1978. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. ISBN: 0435147722. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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TIM'S LAST VOYAGE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1805216
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Water-colour and b/w line drawings, many double spread. Pink and green pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370020030. Corners rubbed. Contents fine. Price-cut pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with a closed tear to top edge of front panel which is repaired to verso with tape.

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TIM'S LAST VOYAGE
Written by Edward Ardizzone. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1203750
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1972. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Water-colour and b/w line drawings, many double spread. Pink and green pictorial boards. ISBN: 0370020030. Wrapper has corner cut off front flap and new publisher price.

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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1203263
Published by Ealing Studios. 1st 1947. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. The story of the production of the film version. With full page colour illustrations by Ardizzone. Includes original cast list and story summary. A nice clean copy, with just a little browning to covers.

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